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Aug 15, 2013 5:06PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

Born under FDR and expanded by LBJ, the program may be shaky in its dotage, but it's still vital to millions of Americans.

Aug 15, 2013 4:03PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

Rising consumer confidence and banks that are more willing to lend are combining to end the Great Recession's frugality.

Aug 15, 2013 10:14AM on InvestingBy Aimee Picchi

Despite the sharp rise in the program's usage, many eligible Americans get no benefits, for reasons including stigma and lack of awareness.

Aug 14, 2013 3:18PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

It costs between $28,000 and $60,000 to house an inmate. With federal prisons 40% overcrowded, can we afford to cut low-level drug offenders loose?

Aug 14, 2013 2:32PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

Oracle's Larry Ellison sees the agency's online spy program as necessary but not evil. That should please one of his company's biggest clients.

Aug 14, 2013 1:15PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

This time shoddy ink work is the culprit. The cost of botched Benjamins goes beyond the toll on taxpayers.

Aug 14, 2013 11:51AM on InvestingBy Aimee Picchi

That's good news for hardworking Americans, who get no guaranteed paid breaks, unlike Europeans.

Aug 13, 2013 6:50PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

A new White House report says hurricanes, blizzards and other weather calamities -- not to mention cyberattacks -- show why it's time to invest in new infrastructure.



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